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Cape Young Husband ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Cape Young Husband Surf Guide

Cape Younghusband in Kangaroo Island is an exposed point break that has fairly consistent surf. Winter is the favoured time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds are from the north. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around mid tide. It's sometimes crowded here. Beware of rocks, rips and sharks.

Cape Young Husband Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon pointPointIcon  s43.5
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
17.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Cape Young Husband:

The best conditions reported for surf at Cape Young Husband occur when a Southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Cape Young Husband (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Cape Young Husband with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 43% of the time in July while 55% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 2% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
43%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
55%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
2%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Cape Young Husband Location Map

Interactive Cape Young Husband surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The nearest passenger airport to Cape Young Husband is Adelaide International Airport (ADL) in Australia, which is 171 km (106 miles) away (directly). The second closest airport to Cape Young Husband is Woomera Airport (UMR), also in Australia, 543 km (337 miles) away.

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Cape Young Husband Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 16 April 2021, 20:36 Local Time
FriSat
6:30PM9:30PM0:30AM3:30AM
Wave (m) 3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
3.0
SSW
2.5
SSW
Period (s) 14 14 14 13
Wind (km/h) 10
SSW 10
SW 10
SW 10
SW
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on

Swell History at Cape Young Husband

Surf stats for Cape Young Husband, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Cape Young Husband

Wind stats for Cape Young Husband, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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